Richland Two Superintendent contracts COVID-19

COLUMBIA – In an email to the news media, Richland School District Two Superintendent Dr. Barron Davis disclosed that he tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. “Over the weekend I started experiencing mild symptoms, including a sore throat and fever, and was tested on Sunday, June 28, 2020,” Davis wrote. “Following the recommended guidelines, I […]

R2 Superintendent defends travel expenses

COLUMBIA – Tampa, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. are among the locations where Richland Two Superintendent Dr. Baron Davis traveled in the name of district business over the past two budget cycles, spending more than $15,700, according to documents obtained by The Voice. In 2018-2019, Davis spent $10,076.50 on travel-related expenses, or enough to buy 30 […]

R2 Super’s California trip raises critic’s ire

COLUMBIA – Richland Two school board trustees are lashing out at one of their biggest critics over him questioning the district superintendent’s planned speaking engagement in Los Angeles next month.  One by one, at the Feb. 11 meeting, trustees chided Richland County resident Gus Philpott for characterizing the upcoming California conference as a junket. “Superintendent […]